Buena Park, Calif. (August 2019) –The spooktacular family-friendly, daytime Halloween event, Knott’s Spooky Farm, invites families with little ghouls ages 3-11 to celebrate the delightfully spooky season as the park is transformed with themed décor and wicked fun around every corner. The fall Season of Fun offers Halloween themed activities that celebrate the season including trick-or-treating, the debut of new shows, pumpkin decorating and a guest-favorite the PEANUTS costume contest. Knott’s Spooky Farm takes place weekends, September 28 - October 27 and Halloween Day.
Charlie Brown, his best friend Snoopy and the beloved PEANUTS Gang will all be celebrating the spooky holiday with their own Halloween costumes and will be available for special meet & greets and fun photo encounters in Camp Snoopy and Calico Park. Kids ages 3 -11 can participate in the newly expanded trick-or-treating experience available through Ghost Town’s Main Street and Schoolhouse Road. During trick-or-treating, kids will interact with an array of spooky but friendly shopkeepers as little ones have the opportunity to show-off their festive Halloween costumes. In Ghost Town, Stanley Scarecrow has opened the Livery Stable for guests of all ages to get close and personal with the Creepy Critters of Calico.
Whimsical jack-o-lanterns will adorn Calico Park’s surroundings as it transforms into an enchanting Pumpkin Patch location for families to enjoy the atmosphere of the season with photo ops, crafters and strolling magicians. Miniature pumpkins or Halloween cookies will be available for decorating, for a nominal fee. Linus will also be on hand at the pumpking patch to help little ones pick out the perfect pumpkin. The Spooky Story Time at the Birdcage Theatre is where kids will sit back, relax and become entranced by the semi haunting tales told by charismatic storytellers throughout the Halloween storylines. There might even catch a glimpse of the elusive haunted calliope player.
At Camp Snoopy, families can hop aboard the Grand Sierra Railroad to experience a one-of-a-kind adventure with A Trip to Camp Spooky as riders travel with the PEANUTS Gang® and spot 2D and 3D Halloween themed characters and effects along the trail. Then at the Camp Snoopy Theatre little ghouls and gals are encouraged to show off their Halloween costume at the Peanuts Costume Contest, after the contest families will also have the opportunity to participate in the PEANUTS Dance Party. Additionally, families can watch the Peanuts Gang in The Monsters Are Coming, Charlie Brown, where they’ll have guests of all ages singing and dancing along to classic Halloween tunes.
The residents of the Timber Mountain Log Ride will celebrate the Halloween Hootenanny which, adds a family friendly seasonal twist to a park favorite. Mysterious creatures of Timber Mountain that live out in the woods and caverns join the citizens as they honor the season at the Halloween Hootenanny. The ride’s interior will feature fun surprises as guests venture past the Calico Coffin Creeper band, the town’s green witch and splash down Skull Mountain through a labyrinth of jack-o-lanterns. The seasonal ride will also feature an original song performed by Krazy Kirk and the Hillbillies. It is the perfect family experience for all to enjoy this Halloween season.
A 2020 Season Pass is the best way to experience Knott’s Spooky Farm. With a 2020 Season Pass you will get to enjoy all of the Seasons of Fun next year but can also use your new pass for one free admission to use in 2019. You can get your Season Pass now at the Best Offer of the Year! A Regular Season Pass includes unlimited admission in 2020 to Knott’s Berry Farm with no blackout dates, and a Gold Season Pass includes unlimited admission in 2020 to both Knott’s Berry Farm and Knott’s Soak City Waterpark with no blackout dates. Regular passes are just $99 or eleven easy payments of $8.00 after an initial payment and Gold Season Passes are $120 or eleven payments of just $9.50 after an initial payment. These offers end October 27, 2019. Applicable taxes and fees apply. Payment plans are only available at knotts.com.
Knott’s Spooky Farm runs weekends September 28 – October 27 from 9:00am to 5:00pm, Halloween Day from 10:00am to 5:30 pm, and is included with regular park admission. For more information on all the exciting things that are going on at Knott’s Berry Farm, visit us online at knotts.com and follow the conversation using #KnottsSpookyFarm.
About Knott’s Berry Farm and Cedar Fair Entertainment Company:
What began as a roadside berry stand and chicken dinner restaurant in the 1920s has evolved into Knott’s Berry Farm, one of Southern California’s most popular theme park destinations combining world-class thrill rides with traditional family favorite attractions and entertainment. Knott’s is also home to Knott’s Soak City Waterpark, Knott’s Marketplace, and the full-service Knott’s Berry Farm Hotel. Knott’s Berry Farm is owned and operated by Cedar Fair Entertainment Company (NYSE: FUN), one of the largest regional amusement-resort operators in the world, is a publicly traded partnership headquartered in Sandusky, Ohio. Focused on its mission to make people happy by providing fun, immersive and memorable experiences, the Company owns and operates 11 amusement parks, four outdoor water parks, an indoor water park and resort accommodations totaling more than 2,300 rooms and more than 600 luxury RV sites. Its parks are located in Ohio, California, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Minnesota, Missouri, Michigan, Texas and Toronto, Ontario. It also operates an additional theme park in California under a management contract.